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The Consequences of Alcohol

And it’s impact on civilisation

Published on: 18 Aug 2016, Updated 18 Aug 2018

It’s a well established fact that alcohol dulls the senses and over a long-term period destroys brain tissue. Yet we are sensory beings and we rely on our senses to perceive the world around us as well as to make sense of that world. Therefore alcohol in effect is destroying sensitivity to life; in other words, making drinkers stupid.

Civilisation is a recognition that one belongs to a collective. So if we look at ants, each colony is a unique civilisation in a similar way to us. As human beings we all share common traits, but our sense of civilisation depends on our language and upbringing.

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That Sugar Film

Sweet and deadly

Most of us have grown up to love sweet things even though it’s impossible to eat sugar by itself. But now in this new age of information, the advertisers and the corporations they represent encourage us to consume as much sugar as possible but on the other hand modern medicine is saying that sugar makes us fat, rots teeth, causes diabetes, heart disease and cancers.

What to believe?

In the early history of European sugar consumption, sugary foods and drinks became the new fad but sugar also fuelled industry or should we say trade and corporate greed? The plantations that grew sugar for European consumption were located in the Caribbean. The trading

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Causes of Hair Loss

Protecting our appearance

Anthropologists say we began to loose our body hair about two million years ago and this gave us a competitive advantage over other animals. But nature left our head hair as protection from the hot sun, basically so it wouldn’t fry our brains.

Today, a full head of hair is desirable, yet for many of us it begins to thin at a very young age and both men and women experience hair loss for similar reasons which are.

Disease or illness

Losing hair could be a sign of being unhealthy. Illnesses such as systemic lupus erythematosis and syphilis, or thyroid disorder show hair loss as a symptom. Chronic kidney dysfunction may also cause lots of hair to

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The War on Drugs

And the politics of profit

Richard Branson made headlines some time ago with his declaration that the UN was about to announce a recommendation to end the war on drugs, however this seems to have been a misunderstanding because the UN was only talking about decriminalising the possession of small amounts of drugs as a partial solution to help stop the spread of HIV.

Drug use is seen by many as an antisocial epidemic, but for the majority of people, it’s just another crime or taboo so why do people use drugs?

In ancient tribal cultures, drugs were used to open the windows of perception and develop altered states of consciousness. The Shamen were able to connect with the movement

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The 1080 Debate

The people vs big brother

Fatally poisoned and waiting for death

1080 is a metabolic poison that is extremely toxic to all air-breathing organisms. It blocks the body’s muscle and organs ability to absorb energy from its food, and results in a slow and inhumane death, typically 8 -24 hours for birds, 2-4 days for large mammals. There is no known antidote for this deadly poison.

New Zealand has a very real problem with introduced species of plants and animals that are displacing all indigenous species. To control weeds, the country is pouring massive amounts of Roundup and other highly toxic weed killers over the land that end up in the food chain for us to consume.

Similarly,

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Colon Cleansing

A great internal clean out

By laughing with my colon

Improve Your Digestion With An Intensive Colon Cleanse

What’s the deal with colon cleansing and why are so many people interested in this rather unorthodox therapy?

Lets start with your colon

The colon is the last stop in your digestive system where your body extracts the last vital nutrients from food before it becomes faeces and is expelled. The colon is lined with delicate membranes that regulates bacterial fermentation and the absorption of nutrients that our body needs to function.

The impact of our modern lifestyle

With our inadequate nutrition, unhealthy eating and lack of exercise, our digestive system struggles to cope with what

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Bio Oil

So what about Bio-Oil?

Bio-oil is a product promoted as “the product for scarring and skin care”, but when we look at the ingredients its hard to see why anyone would ever want to put it on their body!

What’s in it?

Like Johnson’s Baby Oil, the Bio-Oil base is mineral oil, a bi-product of petroleum and not designed for use on our skin as mineral oil acts as a layer that’s difficult to absorb, it clogs the pores which slows the skins’ ability to eliminate toxins.

Ingredient list

Botanicals. Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract (Calendula Oil) Lavandula Angustifolia Oil (Lavender Oil) … No problem here as these oils are actually good for your skin but, they exist in a

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The Brassier

Should You Wear a Brassier?

A brassiere or bra is an item of women’s underwear consisting of two cups that totally or partially cover or support the breasts and there is considerable debate as to the merits as to weather one should wear a bra or not.

For Balance

Most women will notice her breasts are slightly uneven, one may be slightly larger and one may sit lower than the other. So here wearing a bra creates the illusion of uniformity.

For Support

It is claimed that wearing a bra supports the breasts and eliminates sagging or the effect of gravity. However there is no evidence to support this theory, but it certainly helps the bra manufacturers to make

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Oh McCain's

McCain Foods (Aust) Pty Ltd

The originally Canadian company McCain’s processes and sells frozen foods in Australasia and they have the motto, “oh McCain’s, you’ve done it again” implying that they’ve done something really wonderful. In terms of frozen vegetables this company is pretty much a household name so the other day I bought a packet of their frozen vegetables.

The supermarket chiller is full of many brands and because it was a familiar brand, I selected a bag of McCain’s frozen greens. My gaze didn’t take me much beyond the title, after all, veggies are veggies and later after preparing a meal, we sat down to eat. But the taste of McCain’s mixed vegetables proved to be so incredibly

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Minding Your Curves

Maintaining Breast Health

Everyone knows that appearances are deceptive and you may well wear a bra to give the appearance that your breasts are uniform in size and ample to show some sex appeal.

While breasts have more to do with nurturing than with sex, with in our highly sexualised society, a nice bust is essential for any woman who wants to be successful in her work and social life.

There is a large amount of evidence that shows that wearing a bra may well be injurious to your health and even contribute to causing cancer which I am sure you what to avoid. Remember too that a bra will not stop your breasts from sagging, it is only

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